Podcasts and webinars

All items: Dismissal

  • Podcast: Redundancy protection - what's changed?

    7 May 2024

    A raft of employment law changes have come into effect over the past few months. In this edition of the podcast, Zeba Sayed and Stephen Simpson discuss some developments that have perhaps received less attention than others: the changes to special redundancy protection for family-related leave that came into force on 6 April 2024.

  • Webinar: Handling HR nightmares

    2 November 2023

    We look at workplace scenarios that can strike fear into the heart of the most experienced HR professionals, including issues relating to: discipline and grievances; redundancy; and new legislation.

  • Podcast: Unfair dismissal claims - recent tribunal cases

    27 June 2023

    It is critical for employers to follow a fair procedure before dismissing an employee. Here, Fiona Cuming, senior employment law editor at XpertHR, discusses a series of recent employment tribunal decisions where unfair dismissal claims proved successful because of procedural mistakes made by the employer during the disciplinary process.

  • Webinar: How to manage restructuring and redundancy in 2023

    6 March 2023

    The current economic climate is forcing businesses to make difficult decisions as they grapple with high inflation, a deflated economy and an increasing financial burden. Luke Bowery offers an overview of the legal framework and considers alternatives to redundancy.

  • Podcast: Key employment cases of 2022/2023

    17 January 2023

    We reflect on the key decisions from last year and look forward to the case law trends likely to emerge in 2023. These include cases on: gender identity, holiday pay, coronavirus-related health and safety cases, industrial action, and dismissal and re-engagement.

  • Podcast: Gross misconduct and fairness - what part does the employment contract play?

    18 October 2022

    If an employer dismisses for gross misconduct, what does this mean for an employee's contractual rights? Does a failure to pay notice pay, make an otherwise fair dismissal unfair? Max Winthrop, partner at Sintons LLP, joins us to answer these questions and more, drawing on his legal and practical expertise. Max also shares his thoughts on the potential for significant change to employment law under the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill.

  • Webinar: Avoiding unfair constructive dismissal claims

    6 May 2022

    Max Winthrop guides you through everything you need to know about constructive dismissals and how they can be defended.

  • Podcast: Key 2022 employment cases

    25 January 2022

    We highlight key cases due to be decided in 2022 and discuss their impact on HR. These include cases on: vicarious liability, holiday pay, agency workers, compulsory retirement ages, and coronavirus-related health and safety cases. We will also be reflecting on the key decisions from last year and look forward to the case law trends likely to emerge this year.

  • Podcast: COVID-19 employment tribunal decisions

    16 November 2021

    How are employment tribunals approaching claims arising from the coronavirus pandemic? We explore the most important decisions handed down so far this year and discuss their practical implications for HR.

  • Top of the podcasts

    12 September 2021

    We round up some of our most popular podcasts published this year.

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Podcasts and webinars: HR and legal information and guidance relating to dismissal.